Adoptive Families Blog

Keeping Hope During Your Adoption Journey

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 30, 2015

Recently this reminder was posted on our Lifetime Adoption Facebook page, with a lot of encouraging feedback from adoptive families who are currently on their adoption journey. Hope is eager expectation of relief of your current season or situation. There are good things happening in each phase of your story, even if the ultimate "good thing" you're looking for hasn't yet come. Don't give up!

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Topics: Adoption journey, Adopting a Baby

Three Common Myths About Babies for Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 3, 2015

Adoptive families come in many shapes and sizes, but they all share a deep and heartfelt calling to open their hearts and homes to a baby. Don’t let these three common myths about finding babies for adoption discourage you from fulfilling your dream.

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Topics: Adopting a Baby, babies for adoption

All I Want For Christmas...

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 24, 2014

Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel... God with us.  Matthew 1:23 KJV

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Topics: Adoption journey, Adopting a Baby, Christmas

Upcoming Adoption Webinars: 3 Special Guests for Adoption Month!

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 7, 2014

Did you know that November is National Adoption Awareness Month? Celebrate with us as we welcome three inspiring guests who will help you prepare for your family's future through adoption!

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Topics: Adoption, Awareness, Adoption Awareness, Adoption webinar, Adopting a Baby

Tips for When You Arrive Home With Your New Baby

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 26, 2014

When the time finally arrives that you can take home your precious newborn, you might be nervous about what to do. Here are some tips:

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Topics: Adopting a Baby

Lifetime Adoption’s Available Adoption Situations

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 5, 2014

If you’re interested in infant adoption, it’s a good idea to find out as much as you can about various adoption companies. A part of your adoption research will involve discovering whether the company’s adoption situations fit what you are looking for. Here are a few of Lifetime Adoption’s current adoption situations:

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Topics: Adopting a Baby

Adoptive Breastfeeding is Possible

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on July 28, 2014

After last week's blog post we received questions from moms about adoptive breastfeeding. We had mentioned Meredith's adoption story and as an adoptive mom who wanted to nurse her future baby, she shared with us how she decided what was best for her family as they pursued adoption...

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Topics: Adoption Questions, Adoption journey, Adopting a Baby

Adoption Q&A: How Do We Share Our Plans of Adoptive Breastfeeding?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on July 24, 2014

Question: My husband and I are hoping to adopt a newborn, and I’m planning on breastfeeding using hormone and herbal therapy to encourage lactation. How can we best bring the subject of adoptive breastfeeding up with our child’s birth mother? Have you ever heard of birth moms who have an issue if the adoptive mother wants to breastfeed at the hospital?

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Topics: Adopting a Baby

“I Can’t Do Mother’s Day:” 5 Reasons to be Compassionate this Mother’s Day

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 5, 2014

Mother’s Day is approaching quickly and while many will wait until the last minute to even think about gifts or plans to celebrate the moms in their lives, there are some who wish they could stop thinking about the holiday.

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Topics: Adoption, Birthmother, Mother's Day, Infertility, Motherhood, Adopting a Baby

What Are Birth Mothers Like?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 4, 2014

Many adopting parents wonder "what's a typical birth mother like?" Hear Adoption Expert (and Founder of Lifetime Adoption) Mardie Caldwell's answer in this video:

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Topics: Adopting a Baby